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PACE to observe the 2nd round of the presidential election in the Republic of Moldova

A five-member delegation of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), led by Elisabeth Schneider-Schneiter (Switzerland, EPP/CD), will travel to the Republic of Moldova from 11 to 14 November 2016 to observe the conduct of the 2nd round of the presidential election alongside observers from the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly, the European Parliament and the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR).

The delegation will meet the two Presidential candidates and members of the ODIHR observation mission, before observing the ballot on 13 November.

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A joint press conference is scheduled on Monday 14 November (place and time to be confirmed).

List of delegation members:
Elisabeth Schneider-Schneiter (Switzerland, EPP/CD), Head of the delegation
Stefan Schennach (Austria, SOC)
Suat Önal (Turkey, EC)
PACE co-rapporteurs on the honouring of obligations and commitments by Moldova:
Valentina Leskaj (Albania, SOC)
Ögmundur Jonasson (Iceland,UEL)

Statement by the international observers after the 1st round of the election